Syrian Refugee Relief Appeals

All three denominations have established relief funds for Syrian refugees through their mission organizations.  Individuals who wish to donate can contribute directly to a denomination or put your donation in with your offering, clearly marking your envelope for the amount … Continue reading

CBC’s Daybreak North interviews prof about hunger and medical experiments in residential schools

Host of Daybreak North, Betsy Trumpener, speaks with Mary-Ellen Kelm, the Canada Research Chair in History, Medicine, and Society at Simon Fraser University.  Hear the interview in which she comments on recently released research, her many conversations with First Nations elders regarding … Continue reading

“A Step Along the Path” – marking the 20th Anniversary of the Anglican Church’s apology to residential school survivors

On August 6th, Archbishop Fred Hiltz, Primate of the Anglican Church of Canada, marked the 20th anniversary of Archbishop Michael Peers’ apology to the survivors of residential schools with this statement. In it, Hiltz states “Then and there the apology was … Continue reading

Truth and Reconciliation Commission is able to explore Canada’s Archives for the first time

CBC reports that “the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada is heading into the federal government’s archives Tuesday to gather more of the 3.5 million documents related to residential schools. “At first, the federal government refused to give the TRC … Continue reading